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Madame C.J. Walker

FIRST WOMAN MILLIONAIRE OF ANY RACE ON RECORD IN THE UNITED STATES Madame C.J. Walker aka - Sarah Breedlove Walker B. 12/23/1867 D. 5/25/1919 Born...

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1877-1963 Inventions: Breathing Apparatus (Gas Mask) Patented October 13, 1914 Patent #1,113,675 Garrett Augustus Morgan was born in Paris, Kentucky on March 4, 1877. During his brilliant lifetime, he...

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